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Porn movies racket: Another in police net

The police on Friday raided a bungalow in Madh where a porn film was allegedly being shot and arrested five persons, including two male actors, a photographer, a cameraman and a director.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: February 10, 2021 11:47:00 pm
Porn, Mumbai porn movies racket, Mumbai police, Mumbai porn movies racket arrest, indian express news Surat based porn film maker Tanvir Hasmi (40) arrested in Mumbai pornography racket case produced Killa court on Wednesday. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirsekar)

Mumbai police’s crime branch, which is investigating the case of porn movies’ production, on Wednesday arrested another person from Surat, taking the total number of arrests to nine.

The police said the accused, identified as Tanvir Hashmi alias Tan (40), directed some porn movies and sold them to a few OTT platforms that were involved in showing porn and semi-porn films, an officer said. Some of these movies were also shot in Surat, the officer added.

Prior to this, eight persons, including small-time actress Gehna Vasisht, were arrested by the crime branch in this case.

The police on Friday raided a bungalow in Madh where a porn film was allegedly being shot and arrested five persons, including two male actors, a photographer, a cameraman and a director.

Broadcasting porn is illegal in India. The police added that some women are forced to act in these films as they feature as regular web series. Some of these movies were also sent to a production house in the UK where they were uploaded.

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